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  • Be A Leader Clubs (9th-12th Grades)

    The Be A Leader Clubs are school sponsored, student led and BALF assisted groups that center on college educational aspirations and pursuits. Clubs pr ...
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  • Be A Leader Institute College (Post Secondary)

    The Be A Leader Institute College (BLIC) program provides college students with educational and career path development support. BALF supports college ...
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  • Be A Leader Institute Elementary (7th Grade)

    The Be A Leader Institute Elementary (BLIE) was established in 2006 for the Roosevelt Elementary School District (RESD). BLIE instills the possibility ...
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  • Be A Leader Institute High School (9th-12th Grades)

    BLIH is a program for high school students that provide monthly workshops to help them build a college-going mentality and teach them critical academi ...
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  • Be A Leader Senior Boot Camp (12th Grade)

    The Be A Leader Senior Boot Camp was established in 2010 to provide high school seniors with a detailed, easy to navigate support system during the co ...
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  • Be A Leader Senior Boot Camp (12th Grade) – Pico Rivera, CA

    In August 2013, with the generous support of the Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation, the Be A Leader Foundation opened its first Senior Boot Camp p ...
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  • Valedictorian Club (8th Grade)

    The Valedictorian Club (V-Club) was the first program established by BALF in 2006 with sixty 8th grade students from Roosevelt Elementary School Distr ...
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  • Youth Leadership Conferences (8th Grade)

    The purpose of the Youth Leadership Conference is for 8th grade students to feel excited and confident in their ability to achieve their educational g ...
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Testimonials

  • When I found Be A Leader, I did not just find an organization that could guide me in applying for college and scholarshi ... testimonial bottom
    Jessica Pedroza (BLIH Alumni)
  • After attending Be a Leader workshops I was proudly able to say that I wanted to be a university bound student and felt ... testimonial bottom
    Jose Pardo (BLIH Alumni, Current BALF Mentor)
  • The V-Club has taught me how to be a leader and how to treat people the way they should be treated. I also got to meet n ... testimonial bottom
    Eric Simbron (V-Club)
  • I remember creating my first resume, four year plan, and life map (All of which I still have), I remember receiving my f ... testimonial bottom
    Genesis Miranda (HS Senior)
  • Thanks to BALF, my son sees the bigger perspective and importance of getting a higher education and not settling for min ... testimonial bottom
    Jasmine Cortez – Parent
  • Be A Leader has given me a better understanding of what the future holds for me educationally. With the help of my mento ... testimonial bottom
    Steven Almanza – 12th grader
  • It is amazing how our college mentors take the time out of their lives to help young adults get to college. testimonial bottom
    Olivia Preciado – 8th grader
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